Cancellation of All Events in Quebec Until August 31: Ultra-Trail Harricana Canada Remains Solution-Oriented

Press Release for Immediate Diffusion

La Malbaie, April 11th 2020The Harricana Events team has acknowledged the Quebec government’s request to cancel all events organized in Quebec up until August 31, as a preventative measure against the propagation of COVID-19. The team is actively investigating all possible scenarios for Ultra-Trail Harricana of Canada, scheduled for September 11 to 13 in Charlevoix, so that the event may comply with government regulations, and act in a responsible manner that prioritizes the best interests of both the participants and the general population.

“Our thoughts go out to the events that may directly suffer from these measures and we sincerely hope that we will collectively manage to find the best possible solutions that will allow all organizations to survive this very difficult period,” said Marline Côté, Executive Director of Harricana Events. “We ask for your empathy and understanding regarding the complexity of this multitude of events, each providing its own unique set of circumstances, which requires difficult and extraordinary choices.”

The Harricana Events team is monitoring the situation very closely and is committed to regularly communicating with its community regarding the future of the 2020 event. 

On behalf of the team, the Executive Director wishes to thank all of Harricana’s participants, partners, volunteers, and the many collaborators for their continued support, advice and willingness to help them best overcome this crisis. 

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Since its inception nine years ago, Ultra-Trail Harricana Canada has established itself as a leader in trail running in Quebec. The event offers runners breathtaking scenery in the hinterland of Charlevoix, as well as a physically rigorous challenge. The 125 km race is part of the prestigious Ultra-Trail World Tour circuit, making it an event of international caliber like no other in Quebec.


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